Bake with Eggnog! Eggnog Cheesecake

December 12, 2012 , In: Sweet Stuff , With: One Comment

As promised, here’s the recipe for yummy Eggnog Cheesecake!  Enjoy!

Eggnog Cheesecake Bars
adapted from Elizabeth’s Eggnog Cheesecake Bars on Martha Stewart

Vegetable oil for pan
12 graham crackers, finely ground (1 1/2 cups)
3/4 cup plus 3 tbsps sugar
2 ounces (4 tbsp) unsalted butter, melted
1 pound cream cheese, room temperature
2 large eggs
1 large egg yolk
3/4 cup eggnog
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp nutmeg plus more for dusting

  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Coat a 9″ square baking pan with vegetable oil.
  3. Stir together graham crakers, 3 tbsp sugar, and melted butter.  Press  into bottom of pan and bake until crust is brown around the edges (12-15 mins).  Let cool.
  4. Beat cream cheese with a mixer on medium speed until fluffy (2 minutes).
  5. Add remaining 3/4 cup sugar, eggs, yolk, eggnog, flour, vanilla and nutmeg.  Beat until smooth.
  6. Pour filling over crust.
  7. Set pan in a large roasting pan and add enough hot water to come up halfway up the sides of baking pan.
  8. Bake until just set (40 – 45 minutes)
  9. Remove baking pan from water bath and transfer to wire rack.
  10. Let cool slightly, and then refrigerate for a minimum of 3 hours.
  11. Dust top with nutmeg before serving if desired.

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